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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley
|Opal's auntpossibly Etta Scott. Opal calls her simply the aunt .||Paragraph 323: a mention|
|a robe or cloak worn during a christening ceremony
"I made christening robes for all my animal friends to wear when they were given their names in the ceremony."
|Paragraph 501: Example|
|ears were slapped|
|As punishment parents would slap both children's ears at the same time with the palms of their hands creating an painful pressure int the head>
"When I got into trouble my ears were slapped very hard."
|Paragraph 323: Example|
|The grandpa was Opal's maternal grandfather, Leonidas Constantine Scott (b. 1851 - d.1944).
He owned the farm in Walden where Opal's family lived. He lived in the ranch-house.
|Paragraph 74: Making potato piles Paragraph 1: the ranch-house Picture: Grandpa's ranch-house|
|Solomon Grundy is a pig living on the farm. His mother is "Aphrodite."
The name comes from one of the Mother Goose nursery rhymes.
Solomon Grundy becomes more important to Opal after the death of another of her favorite pigs, Peter Paul Rubens.
|Scene 66: The Christening of Soloman Grundy|
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